American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A young Black city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle.
- A variation of the word yuppie. (Wiktionary)
- b(lack) + (y)uppie. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Harmond and Mame are a classic Clintonian "buppie" Black urban professional couple.”
“This is truly a world away from Nottage's last play to have a British production - the wickedly bold 'buppie' satire Fabulation, which, she delightedly confesses, so discomfited white audiences in the US that at first they had to plant black people in the audience to show them it was OK to laugh.”
“By contrast, I could never endorse a candidate who held such views were he running in the 35th Councilmanic (which includes the buppie communities of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights)”
“By contrast, I could never endorse a candidate who held such views were he running in the 35th Councilmanic which includes the buppie communities of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights”
“Neo-soulish, post-modern buppie Blackness getting old: "urban.”
“Our majority-buppie neighborhood is really hurting from the mortgage crisis.”
“They are bright, accomplished, decent, they know all about the yuppie experience, the buppie experience, Ivy League ways, networking.”
“Now you have what we would consider sort of a buppie (ph) president, right?”
“Now you have what we would consider, sort of a buppie president.”
“Hell, the black colleges are really buppie factories, teaching a new generation of the elite.”
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Various urban professionals, and other such pies. (related to wealth, labor, class, etc.)
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